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Disney Jr. Orders New Seasons of Sofia the First, Doc McStuffins and Jake and the Never Land Pirates

Disney Jr. has just ordered new seasons for three of its most popular shows, namely Doc McStuffins, Sofia the First, and Jake and the Never Land Pirates. The announcement was made by Disney Junior Worldwide Executive Original Programming and General Manager Nancy Kanter.

Tinkerbell Drops By on Jake and the Never Land Pirates

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One of the most iconic denizens of Never Land, second only to Peter Pan and probly on par with Captain Hook, is the diminutive pixie named Tinkerbell. Without her, we probably wouldn’t see many of the characters that we have come to know and love (mainly because some characters wouldn’t be able to fly if it were not for her). This coming Sunday, September 29, 6 PM on the Disney Channel and 9 PM on Disney Junior,Tinker Bell will be visiting Jake and the Never Land Pirates via the episode “Never Land Rescue,” in which she will help Jake go on a heroic mission in order to save Never Land from being erased from existence.

Netflix Acquires Disney’s Jake and the Neverland Pirates and Tron: Uprising

Netflix Acquires Disney's Jake and the Neverland Pirates and Tron: Uprising

Netflix has recently signed a multi-year, non-exclusive licensing deal that allows them to offer five new Disney shows on their service, such as Disney XD’s Tron: Uprising, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, and the Disney Jr. hits Handy Manny, Special Agent Oso, and Jojo’s Circus.

The new deal will bolster the presence of Disney on Netflix’s streaming service, as Netflix has already landed the exclusive pay TV rights to several Disney Studio movies last December, including Marvel’s superhero films, Pixar’s animated features, and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars.

Mattel Saved By The Dark Knight, Jake and the Neverland Pirates

Mattel Saved By The Dark Knight, Jake and the Neverland Pirates

Toy and merch giant Mattel has recently reported an overall drop in entertainment product sales amounting to 36 percent, but also managed to earn $96.2 million in profits, which is an improvement over their previous profit of $80.5 million. Mattel cites sales of merchandise tied to the Batman: The Dark Knight Rises and Jake and the Never Land Pirates, along with Cars 2 as reasons for the profit in spite of the sales drop.

As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Mattel’s revenue of revenue of $1.16 billion remain unchanged from the same quarter last year, including an unfavorable dip in currency exchange rates. North American revenue rose 1%, while international revenue declined 1%. Also, second-quarter Barbie sales rose 5%. Fisher-Price Brands sales improved 2%, with Mattel citing strength in Fisher-Price Friends with the addition of the HIT Entertainment portfolio and Disney’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates property.

Sharon Osbourne to Guest Star on Jake and The Neverland Pirates

Sharon Osbourne to Guest Star on Jake and The Neverland Pirates
Sharon Osbourne, the matriarch of popular celebrity family The Osbournes, is slated to guest star on Disney Junior’s Jake and the Never Land Pirates, lending her voice to Captain Hook’s infamous exuberant mother, Mama Hook.

The Mama Hook episode, entitled “Mama Hook Knows Best”, will debut on Saturday, May 12 at 8:30 AM ET/PT at the Disney Channel, as a way of helping Disney celebrate Mother’s Day weekend. The episode features Captain Hook’s mom visiting her son on Never Land, only to find out that her son has been stealing treasures from Jake and his crew.

24 Hour Disney Junior Channel US Launch

24 Hour  Disney Junior Channel US Launch

Disney’s 24 hour basic cable/satellite channel targeted towards kids age 2-7, Disney Junior, will launch on Friday, March 23 at midnight in the US, as per the announcement made yesterday at the TV Critics Assoc. Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. Originally introduced as a daily programming block on the Disney Channel last February 2010, Disney Junior became so popular with kids 2-5 that Disney has seen it fit to turn it into a dedicated channel.

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